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The Agenda behind Climate Change Catastrophism

Bureaucracy and RegulationLawSocialism

08/12/2022Mises Media
On top of Congress passing the "Climate Relief Bill," environmentalists also demand that President Joe Biden declare a "climate emergency" in order to seize new powers ostensibly to combat dreaded climate change. However, climate alarmism is not based on reality.
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The Income Tax Really Is Evil

Free MarketsLegal SystemTaxes and SpendingOther Schools of Thought

08/10/2022Mises Daily Articles
Only by repealing the Sixteenth Amendment can freedom from an interventionist government be restored to the American people.
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The Origin of the Income Tax

Big GovernmentLegal SystemTaxes and Spending

08/09/2022Mises Daily Articles
A man's home used to be his castle, writes Adam Young. The income tax, however, gave the government the keys to every door and the sole right to change the locks.
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The Great Reset at Work: The Dystopian Transformation of the Food Industry

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyLawProgressivism

08/08/2022Mises Media
Fresh off destroying the agricultural economy of Sri Lanka, the Great Reset crowd now is urging people to eat insects in order to combat the food shortages that the self-appointed elites have caused.
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The Fed Is Making It Up as It Goes, So It Ditched Forward Guidance

Economic PolicyThe FedMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

08/06/2022Mises Media
Powell said that moving forward "we think it's time to just go to a meeting by meeting basis." Translation: "Things might go even more off the rails at any time, so let’s just play it by ear."
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Thomas Paine sobre el papel moneda

Gold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

08/04/2022Mises Daily Articles
«La mayoría de los defensores de las leyes de curso son aquellos que tienen deudas que saldar, y que se refugian en una ley de este tipo, para violar sus contratos y engañar a sus acreedores».
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Thomas Paine on Paper Money

Gold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

08/04/2022Mises Daily Articles
"Most of the advocates for tender laws are those who have debts to discharge, and who take refuge in such a law, to violate their contracts and cheat their creditors."
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The Economy Needs a Volcker Moment

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyInflationU.S. EconomyU.S. History

08/03/2022Mises Media
When Paul Volcker was Fed chairman forty years ago, he did what was necessary to bring down inflation. Unfortunately, the current Fed leadership at best is engaging in Volcker Lite.
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The Competing Ideologies for the Collectivist Mind

SocialismWorld History

08/03/2022Mises Media
Modern socialists claim that Hitler's Nazi regime was the antithesis of socialism. Hitler would have disagreed, as he saw himself and his movement as being primarily socialist.
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The Sudden Emergence of Tom Paine

BiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

08/03/2022Mises Daily Articles
"Paine not only laid bare the roots of monarchy, but provided a brilliant insight into the nature and origins of the State itself."
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